Professor of Psychology
Area of expertise:
Facial expressions of emotion
Non-verbal behavior and gestures
Cross-cultural communication and cultural adjustment
David Matsumoto’s work on emotion and facial expressions includes research that suggests facial expressions are innate. His research on how emotion can be used to incite hostility among ideologically-based groups is funded by the U.S. Department of Defense’s Minerva Initiative.
Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, University of California, Berkeley